Sophie Wins Inaugural CLIO History Prize
At the end of half term, Mr. Hosking, Head of History, presented Sophie H (Fifth Year) with the inaugural CLIO Prize. This is awarded on a half-termly basis to a pupil who is deemed by the History Department to show exceptional promise within the field. Sophie was awarded the prize for a remarkable essay on the changing nature of Crime and Punishment in Britain 1000-1700 and for her leading role in a mock trial demonstrating the strengths and weaknesses of the Anglo-Saxon justice system. Her choice of prize, ’21 Lessons for the 21st Century,’ by ground-breaking Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari, reflect her twin passions of history and the sciences, and is an excellent choice for any pupil with a curious and enquiring mind.